[blfs-dev] remove pcre from wireshark dependencies [Was: ... r12437 ]

Pierre Labastie pierre.labastie at neuf.fr
Mon Dec 23 14:03:33 PST 2013


Le 23/12/2013 22:05, Fernando de Oliveira a écrit :
> Em 23-12-2013 14:27, Igor Živković escreveu:
>> On 12/23/2013 05:20 PM, Fernando de Oliveira wrote:
>>> Em 23-12-2013 12:14, igor at higgs.linuxfromscratch.org escreveu:
>>>> Author: igor
>>>> Date: Mon Dec 23 07:14:25 2013
>>>> New Revision: 12437
>>>>
>>>> Log:
>>>> remove pcre from wireshark dependencies
>>>
>>> Did you remove because it is required by other dependencies? Please,
>>> tell which one. I am asking it because I need to improve (a lot) my
>>> knowledge about dependencies.
>>
>> I couldn't find in the source code where it's used directly. It might be 
>> used via GLib though.
>>
> 
> Thanks, Igor,
> 
> I also could not find pcre at the beginning, but then I did:
> 
> {{{
> $ find -iname \*pcre\*
> ./epan/ftypes/ftype-pcre.c
> $ grep -ri pcre
> ...
> }}}
> 
> After that, I thought I should leave it as optional. So I was wrong,
> doing that, you think?
> 
pcre is a required dep of GLib, which is a required dep of wireshark. I think
that's the reason why Igor removed it.

Cheers
Pierre



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